The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 12207 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 12207 over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 12207
Rank 633 656 641
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 12207 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.018% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £305 - £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - £351
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4968 5508 5420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.45% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3193 3443 3339
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 220 216
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

ISO/IEC 12207
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 12207 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 12207 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 12207
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 12207 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 12207 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 12207
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 12207 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 12207 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 12207
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 12207 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 4 £305 -
London - 3 £305 -
Uxbridge - 3 £305 -
Scotland - 2 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £425 -

ISO/IEC 12207
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 12207 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ISO/IEC 12207.

1 4 (66.67%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Ada
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (50.00%) SysML
2 3 (50.00%) JSF
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 3 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 3 (50.00%) MISRA
2 3 (50.00%) Software Audit
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) ESRI
4 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

ISO/IEC 12207
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Software Audit
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) SysML
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ada
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (50.00%) MISRA
1 3 (50.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft